Tuesday, Nov 27, 9 AM-4 PM

The Neurochemistry of Trauma and Evidence-Based Models of Recovery

Children's Hospital New Orleans

The Louisiana Alliance of Children's Advocacy Centers presents
The Neurochemistry of Trauma and Evidence-Based Models of Recovery.
Participants will acquire 6.0 CEU hours approved by the Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Within this 6-hour trauma-informed training, Thomas Mitchell, Director of CAC Hope House and Board President of LACAC, provides insight related to the neurological costs of childhood trauma as well the exploration of evidence-based clinical interventions to facilitate recovery.
Participants will acquire a basic understanding of the sympathetic nervous system’s responses to trauma. Attendees will obtain an appreciation for the role of classical conditioning within the acquisition of PTSD. Lastly, the workshop will provide an overview of the evidence-based, child-centered clinical interventions: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trust-Based Relational Interventions(R).
All content within the workshop has been derived from the latest research findings within the field of developmental psychology. The training will be facilitated at Children's Hospital/New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center, 210 State Street, New Orleans. For more information, contact: director.lacacs@gmail.com Breakfast and Lunch is included with the cost of admission! Learning Objectives: To recognize the importance of understanding neurophysiology in the process of treating developmental trauma.
To acquire a basic understanding of the maladaptive effects of trauma on the at-risk child's neurochemistry.
To assist professionals in understanding the role of classical conditioning in the acquisition and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
To develop an understanding and interest in leading data-driven interventions, TF-CBT and TBRI, demonstrated to significantly decrease trauma symptomology and restore healthy neurological functioning following trauma.
Continuing Education: The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselor Board of Examiners to offer continuing education for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors and Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors. This program meets requirements for 6.0 of continuing education clock hour credit for Louisiana Professional Counselors.
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886784103-0918) for 6 continuing education contact hours.